Google sure would like us all to believe that its dominance is now facing a real threat from Microsoft, Yahoo, and any number of also-ran crumb-eaters trying to stake their claim in Search.
Stocks rebounded Thursday after a lower open as weekly jobless claims came in higher than expected.
Futures indicated a slightly negative open for Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve cautioned that the U.S. economy would remain weak for a time, adding concerns about the sustainability of a recent recovery.
Stocks are now searching for the next catalyst, after a routine Fed announcement left the market mixed and little changed on the day.
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The market traded sideways on Tuesday with Dow finishing slightly lower and the S&P 500 closing a little higher.
Microsoft shares are up a whopping 39% in the last 3 months, trouncing the whole market and the rest of tech. Has Bing provided the bang that Mr. Softee so desperately needed?
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Stocks ended lower for a second straight session in light volume as the glow from housing starts faded and banks skidded.
With tensions beginning to broil on the streets of Tehran, impeded journalists and citizens looking to get their messages out to the world are relying on the micro-blogging site Twitter, where even 140-character messages can carry some impact on the world's stage.
Stocks tumbled Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
Although the Dow closed at its highest level since January 6th, Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist with FTN Equity Capital Markets, isn't convinced a recovery is imminent. But for David Kelly, chief market strategist with JPMorgan Funds, it's a sign the "economic fog" is starting to clear.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After stocks took a quick dip following the latest Treasury auction, markets resumed their ascent on Thursday. At first glance, the auction results sent investors out of stocks and into the relative safety of bonds; but after further consideration, they jumped back into stocks. Read and listen to what the pros had to say…
A viewer has nominated Mr. Softee’s CEO for Mad Money’s Wall of Shame.
As if Yahoo! wasn’t already kicking itself for not taking Microsoft’s $31/share offer, they must be doubled over with pain now on the latest search engine data.
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Stocks advanced Thursday after a report showed jobless claims fell last week and banks gained. Weak retail sales tempered the mood.